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Southwest Marine Yard Repowering San Francisco Commuter Ferries With Detroit Diesel Allison Engines

New diesel engines in three of San Francisco's commuter ferries are expected to save their owner, the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District, more than a quarter-million dollars a year in fuel costs. A pair of fuel-efficient Detroit

 

The LNG Aquarius Is The First Of Twelve LNG Tankers Being Built By General Dynamics

The largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanker ever built in the U.S. was named on May 27, during ceremonies at General Dynamics Quincy shipyard in Massachusetts. Mrs. David S. Lewis, wife of the chairman and chief executive officer of General Dynamics,

A Preview EXTREME LOADS RESPONSE Symposium

Two of the maritime industry's internationally respected organizations are sponsoring a two-day Extreme Loads Response Symposium to be held October 19-20 at the Sheraton National Hotel, Arlington, Va. The symposium is being arranged by the interagency

"World's Largest" Heavy Lift Ship Enters Service

Heavy lift specialist Jumbo enters its heavy lift vessel MV "Jumbo Javelin" newbuild into service after having been mated with cranes successfully and passing final sea trials in the North Sea. With its 1.600 tons lift capacity, a hold space of 19,000 cu.

Puroflow Gets Canadian Order For Ultraviolet Water Purification Systems

Two new CN Marine icebreaking ferries are being fitted with advanced ultraviolet water purification systems that will provide pure potable water without the use of chlorine or other harsh, expensive chemicals. Orders have been received by Puroflow Marine Corporation of Newport News, Va.

Hitachi Awarded $13-Million Contract For Diesel Conversion

Hitachi Zosen of Japan recently received an order from Compania Espanola de Petroleos, S.A. (CEPSA) to change the main engine of the 173,266-dwt tanker Valencia from steam turbine to diesel. This is Hitachi's first order for main engine conversion work for a supertanker.

Stanwick Corporation Appointed Exclusive Agents For Fredriksstad

Fredriksstad mek. Verksted of Fredrikstad, Norway, a leading maritime manufacturer, shipfitter and installer of inert gas systems (IGS), crude oil washing (COW) installations, and other devices for petroleum tankers and other liquid cargo vessels,

Saab Introduces New Level-Gauging System

— L i t e r a t u r e Available Saab Marine Electronics has developed a new version of its radarbased level-gauging system for tankers. The system is called Saab TankRadar, Model M, and incorporates all the reliable components of the original SUM-21,

U.S.-Flag Fleet To Double In The Last Quarter This Century

Waterborne U.S.-foreign trade will increase by more than 130 percent, and the U.S.-flag merchant fleet is expected to more than double both its deadweight tonnage and percentage of market share in the last quarter of this century, a study commissioned by

Free Literature Available On Long-Life Marine Window Wipers For Ships

A new marine window wiper that will give longer life in the harsh conditions at sea, has been designed by Wynstruments Limited of Gloucester, England. The equipment simplifies ordering because the one model can be fitted above or below the window,

 
 
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